Johnston County Notification of Possible Well Water Contamination

Johnston County Public Health
June 27, 2019
1:15 p.m.

Smithfield, NC – In light of the recent news release concerning well testing in Wake County in which uranium, radon and radium levels were detected, the Johnston County Health Department is advising of potential private water well contamination in Northern and Western Johnston County.

Citizens of the impacted areas may visit the following website for additional information and resources:

This notice ONLY applies to citizens within the impacted areas that have a private drinking water well. Johnston County citizens that pay a water bill or have public water are not affected.

For more information, please contact the Johnston County Environmental Health Department at 919-989-5180, or visit